Gene Kelly: Singin’ in the Rain

Gene Kelly was amazingly talented. His athletic style changed public perception of male dancers and transformed the whole musical movie genre. By incorporating his classical ballet training into his unique technique, this enabled him to tell a story in visual…

Top 5 Winter Walks in Devon & Cornwall

A lot of people think winter is a time to sit in front of the fire and avoid going outdoors at all costs – but rather than settling down in front of the TV, try going on some bracing winter…

How Wise is an Owl?

You’ve probably heard the idiom, “As wise as an owl”. This beautiful bird has appeared multiple times in mythology and culture since the times of Ancient Greece and Rome and has been regarded with awe and fascination. Since its mythical…

You shall have a Fishy!

The famous English folk song, When the Boat Comes In, is best known as the theme tune for the 1970s drama series of the same name, but its origins date back around 150 years earlier. The traditional lyrics relate to…